infix

Definitions:

  • To fix in the mind; instill.
  • To insert (a morphological element) into the body of a word.
  • An inflectional or derivational element appearing in the body of a word. For example, in Tagalog, the active verb <em>sulat,</em> “write,” can be converted to a passive, “written,” by inserting the infix <em>–in–,</em> yielding <em>sinulat.</em>
  • Something infixed; in <em>grammar</em>, an element having the value of a suffix or a prefix, but inserted in the body of a word, as practised in some languages.
  • To fix or fasten in; insert forcibly; implant firmly: as. to <em>infix</em> a dart; to <em>infix</em> facts in the memory.
  • To insert additionally or accessorily. See <internalXref urlencoded="infix">infix</internalXref>, n.
  • Something infixed.
  • An element that is inserted into the body of an elemt which it threby modifies, as a letter within a word.
  • To set; to fasten or fix by piercing or thrusting in.
  • To implant or fix; to instill; to inculcate, as principles, thoughts, or instructions.
  • To <xref>instill</xref>.
  • To insert a <xref>morpheme</xref> inside an existing word.
  • A <xref>morpheme</xref> inserted inside an existing word, such as <xref>-i-</xref> and <xref>-o-</xref> in English. This adds additional meaning or alters the meaning of the morpheme it is inserted into.
  • an affix that is inserted inside the word
  • put or introduce into something
  • attach a morpheme into a stem word
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